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misapprehension

noun [C or U] uk   us   /ˌmɪs.æp.rɪˈhen.ʃən/
a failure to understand something, or an understanding or belief about something that is not correct: [+ that] Most industrialists labour under a misapprehension (= wrongly believe) that unrestrained economic growth can be achieved without damaging the environment.
Translations of “misapprehension”
in Vietnamese sự hiểu lầm…
in Spanish malentendido, equivocación…
in Thai การเข้าใจผิด…
in Malaysian salah faham…
in French malentendu…
in German das Mißverständnis…
in Chinese (Traditional) 誤解,誤會…
in Indonesian salah pengertian…
in Russian неправильное представление…
in Turkish yanlış anlama…
in Chinese (Simplified) 误解,误会…
in Polish błędne przekonanie, nieporozumienie…
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